hyaluronidase (injectable) (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving hyaluronidase (Amphadase, Hylenex, Vitrase)?
You should not receive this medication if you are allergic to it.
Your doctor may perform a skin test to see if you are allergic to hyaluronidase before you receive the medication.
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether hyaluronidase will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
It is not known whether hyaluronidase passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use hyaluronidase (Amphadase, Hylenex, Vitrase)?
This medication is injected under the skin.
A healthcare provider will give you this injection.
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